Horse Stats
Name: Cajun Dame
Barn Name: Cajun
Age: 2013
Gender: Mare
Height: 16 hh
Color: Chestnut
Adoption Fee: $600 - NOW $300 until 6/30
Location: Covington, LA
Race Stats
Total Starts: 9
Highlights: Winner
Total Earnings: $21,280
Last Race: 3/3/2019
Sire: Rahy's Secret
Dam: Mudder Mary
Other Notable Pedigree: Mr. Greeley, Rahy, Gone West
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Exquisite Liver Chestnut with 4 white bobby socks, Cajun Dame stands out! This mare is a class act all the way! Easy to be around, easy to handle, and incredibly easy on the eyes, she is the Grace Kelly of mares. Cajun Dame stands quietly for mounting, hacks on the buckle and walks, trots, canters with three quality gaits. She is best suited to a dressage or trail career.



New Vocations’ adoption fees are intentionally set lower than the cost of buying most Thoroughbreds or Standardbreds through a private seller. In today’s market, it’s not unusual for horses coming right off the track to be listed for sale at a price between $2,000 and $5,000. At New Vocations, a fee is set for each horse that will ultimately help the horse find a home quickly. The program’s facilities are always at full capacity, which means the program cannot take in an additional horse until one is adopted. Adopters should be encouraged to know that by adopting a horse through New Vocations, they are actually helping two horses transition to careers outside of racing.

Additionally, adopters get great value for their money: The majority of the horses have been in the program for a minimum of 60 days. During that time, horses are rehabilitated (if needed), socialized with other horses, fully evaluated and worked with by a professional trainer. New Vocations fully discloses the history of each horse and provides all available medical records, many of which include X-ray and ultrasounds.

While adoption fees are low, it should be noted that the costs associated with the ongoing care and additional training for each horse post-adoption can be high. New Vocations hopes that by helping an adopter save money upfront that he or she will have more funds available to cover the ongoing costs of properly caring for a horse.